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HB 967 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2916 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the appointment of a bailiff by district courts and county courts at law in Bowie County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
SB 2174 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the appointment of a bailiff by district courts and county courts at law in Bowie County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1048 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the terms of the 102nd District Court in Red River County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3822 76-0 (1999) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Bowie County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 24 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to the terms of the district courts in Bowie County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3115 71-0 (1989) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the juvenile boards in Bowie and Red River counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 326 70-0 (1987) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Bowie County. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by s/c in formal meeting
HB 1409 63-0 (1973) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to certain laws governing the taking of game and fish in Bowie County; relating to the taking of fish in the Sulphur River; making all of Bowie County covered by the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1410 63-0 (1973) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the 202nd District Court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1201 62-0 (1971) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to constituting a local law for then maintenance of the public roads and highways in Bowie County by authorizing the county to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring right of way for the designated state highways, including farm-to-market highways, or federal highways when the acquisition of such right of way is approved by the State Highway Commission.
HB 1288 62-0 (1971) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the creation of the 200th Judicial District, composed of the County of Bowie.
SB 1041 62-0 (1971) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Sponsor: Solomon, Neal
Relating to providing for the creation of the 202nd Judicial District, to be composed of the County of Bowie.
HB 1297 61-0 (1969) Author: Howard, David Currie "Dave" Relating to the Bowie County Juvenile Officer's salary.
HB 288 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to amending certain acts related to taking certain wildlife resources of Bowie County; providing a split open season for deer; decreasing the maximum penalties for certain illegal acts.
HB 289 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to the open season and bag limit on wild quail in Bowie County.
HB 308 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to creating the office of criminal district attorney of Bowie County, and prescribing his powers, duties, and compensations; abolishing the office of county attorney of Bowie County and the office of district attorney of the Fifth Judicial District.
HB 340 59-0 (1965) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to the hunting of deer on the Red River Arsenal and the Lone Star Ordnance Plant properties in Bowie County.
HB 342 59-0 (1965) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to repealing certain Acts dealing with the creation of Bowie County Road District No. 1-A.
HB 343 59-0 (1965) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to authorizing the 5th and 102nd Judicial District Courts to sit at any time in Texarkana, Texas, during each term of said courts in Bowie County, Texas, to try, hear and determine any case within its jurisdiction and determine any motion, argument or other matters as may come before the courts.
HB 953 58-0 (1963) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to creating "Dalby Springs Conservation District", comprising certain territory lying wholly in Bowie County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply and the distribution thereof for municipal, domestic and industrial use.
HB 970 58-0 (1963) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to creating and establishing Bowie County Road District No. 1-A, in Bowie County, Texas, for the purpose of the construction, operation, and maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads or turnpikes, or in aid thereof.
HB 1039 58-0 (1963) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to prescribing an open season and bag limit for deer in Bowie County; making it unlawful to take deer in said County by certain methods; making it unlawful to hunt deer in said County at night; prescribing penalties for unlawful taking of deer in said County; providing a penalty for use of devices for taking fish in Bowie County in violation of rules and regulations of the Game and Fish Commission; providing that the provisions of this Act relating to deer shall terminate on December 1, 1968.
HCR 72 58-0 (1963)
HB 851 57-0 (1961) Author: McCoppin, George W. | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District comprising certain territory in Bowie County, Texas, to be known as "Bowie County Water Supply District."
SB 368 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising certain territory contained in Bowie County, Texas, to be known as "Bowie County Water Supply District"; providing that the purposes of the Act are to provide for construction, acquisition and operation of a water supply and waste disposal system for municipal, domestic and industrial uses.
HB 924 54-0 (1955) Author: Stilwell, Thomas H. Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Bowie County by authorizing the County to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring right of way for the designated State Highways, including Farm-to-Market Highways, or Federal Highways when the acquisition of such right of way is approved by the State Highway Commission; requiring the levy of a tax to pay such certificates and the interest thereon; requiring such certificates to be approved by the Attorney General and registered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and prescribing the effect thereof; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 770 53-0 (1953) Author: Stilwell, Thomas H. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the terms of court for Bowie and Cass Counties; providing that during each term of said Court in Bowie County, the Court may sit in Texarkana, Texas, for the trying, hearing and determining of non-jury civil cases and matters.
HB 771 53-0 (1953) Author: Stilwell, Thomas H. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the time of holding the terms of Court of the District Court of the 102nd Judicial District of Texas in Bowie and Red River Counties.
HB 51 53-1 (1954) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain statute relating to certain stock law elections, so as to make it apply to Bowie County.
HB 124 53-1 (1954) Author: Jackson, James Horace | et. al. Relating to amending Acts regulating the taking and killing of deer in Bowie, Cass and Marion Counties.
SB 69 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to regulating the taking and killing of deer in Bowie, Cass and Marion Counties; providing open and closed seasons; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 318 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. | et. al. Relating to regulating the taking and killing of deer in Bowie, Cass and Marion Counties; providing penalties for violation of this Act.
SB 366 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to amending certain statutes providing for the terms of court for Bowie and Cass Counties; providing part of each term of said court in Bowie County shall be held at Texarkana, Texas, for the trial of non-jury cases, and fixing the terms thereof.
SB 277 51-0 (1949) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to creating an open and closed season on squirrels in Harrison, Panola, Marion, Cass and Bowie Counties; prescribing a penalty; providing for the repeal of conflicting laws.
HB 774 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, Grady | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to kill, take or attempt to take wild deer or wild turkey in the Counties of Red River, Lamar, Fannin, and Bowie for a period for three (3) years; providing a penalty; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 390 48-0 (1943) Author: Dunn, Sr., Winford Lee Relating to amending certain Acts; validating payment of taxes in Bowie County for certain years.
HB 638 48-0 (1943) Author: McCann, Newton W. | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to kill or take wild deer or wild turkey or to have in the Counties of Cass, Bowie, Fannin and Marion, for a period of five (5) years; prescribing penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 681 48-0 (1943) Author: Dunn, Sr., Winford Lee | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of any seine or net for taking fish from the waters of the Sulphur River of Bowie and Red River Counties, during the months of March or April, except a seine or net of not less than two-inch square mesh; providing a penalty.
HB 397 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, Jasper Newton Relating to validating the order of the Commissioners Court of Bowie County, Texas, which required the County Tax Assessor and Collector to accept in full payment of all county taxes delinquent for the years 1932 and 1933, and due in 1934, the sum of Fifty (50) cents on the dollar; and instructing the State Comptroller to abide by the order of said Commissioners Court.
HB 714 47-0 (1941) Author: Garland, Wirt R. | et. al. Relating to providing for a closed season for taking wild deer and wild turkey in the Counties of Red River, Lamar, Fannin, and Bowie for five (5) years; providing a penalty.
HB 1076 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, Jasper Newton | et. al. Relating to authorizing the qualified voters of Hooks Independent School District to determine whether or not such District shall levy a tax for maintenance and bond purposes.
SB 496 47-0 (1941) Author: Beck, E. Harold Relating to authorizing the qualified voters of Hooks Independent School District situated wholly within Bowie County, a district containing a certain number of square miles and having an assessed property valuation of not less thanthree hundred seventy thousand dollars, to determine whether or not any such district shall levy a tax for maintenance and bond purposes.
HB 23 47-1 (1941) Author: Reed, Jasper Newton Relating to amending House Bill No. 397, passed by the Regular Session of the Forty-seventh Legislature, 1941, validating the order of the Commissioners Court of Bowie County, Texas, which required the County Tax Assessor and Collector to accept in full payment of all county taxes delinquent for the years 1930, 1931, 1932, and 1933, and due in 1934, the sum of Fifty (50) Cents on the dollar; and instructing the State Comptroller to abide by the order of the said Commissioners Court.
HB 138 46-0 (1939) Author: White, Jr., Joseph | et. al. Relating to providing relief for a certain School District of Bowie County in order to aid said district in rebuilding and equipping the properties of the school that was destroyed by fire, making an appropriation for said properties.
HB 636 46-0 (1939) Author: White, Jr., Joseph Relating to providing relief for a certain School District of Bowie County, Texas, in order to aid said district in rebuilding and equipping the properties of the school that was destroyed by fire, making an appropriation for said properties.
HB 566 45-0 (1937) Author: Mays, Sr., Abe M. Relating to declaring it unlawful for any person to sell, take, or have in his possession for the purpose of barter or sale any wild fox or the pelt thereof in Cass, Bowie, or Marion Counties; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 1174 45-0 (1937) Author: Broadfoot, Albert S. | et. al. Relating to making it lawful to catch fish with hooks, traps, seines, and nets in the waters of Red River in Fannin, Cooke, Grayson, Lamar, Red River, and Bowie Counties.
SB 300 45-0 (1937) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of Bowie County, Texas, to issue refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding road bonds that have been or may hereafter be issued and authorizing the said Commissioners' Court to issue refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding any outstanding matured interest on any such road bonds, for and on behalf of political subdivisions, defined districts and consolidated districts in such county, and authorizing the Commissioners' Court to pass all appropriate orders to carry out such refunding without the necessity of any notice or right to a referendum vote.
HB 600 44-0 (1935) Author: Cooper, Jr., Tom Peyton | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the setting of any steel trap, snare or deadfall in Bowie and Smith counties for the purpose of taking any fur-bearing animals for a period of two (2) years; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 141 43-0 (1933) Author: Beck, John W. E. H. Relating to making it unlawful for any person in using a seine or net for the taking of any fish in Cass or Bowie Counties to disturb, agitate, or beat upon, or in, the waters at the time of using said seines or nets; fixing a penalty.
HB 915 42-0 (1931) Author: Hines, Charles C. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any person in using a seine or net for the taking of any fish in Cass or Bowie Counties to disturb, agitate, or beat upon, or in, the waters at the time of using said seines or nets; fixing a penalty.
HB 413 41-0 (1929) Author: Hines, Charles C. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to providing for and regulating the method of taking or catching fish in the public fresh waters of Marion, Cass, Bowie, Harrison and Rusk counties, State of Texas, and providing penalties for violations.
HB 696 41-0 (1929) Author: Hubbard, Robert Moss Relating to creating a more efficient Road System for Bowie County, Texas.
HB 18 41-3 (1929) Author: Hines, Charles C. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to providing for and regulating the method of taking or catching fish in the public fresh waters of Marion, Cass, Bowie, Harrison, and Rusk Counties, State of Texas, and providing penalties for violations.
SB 63 41-4 (1930) Author: Beck, John W. E. H. Relating to providing for an open season on squirrels in Marion, Cass and Bowie Counties, Texas, providing penalty.
HB 37 40-1 (1927) Author: Simmons, William J. Relating to diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the County Court of Bowie County, Texas, and conforming the jurisdiction of the District Courts of such county to such change.
SB 27 40-1 (1927) Author: Price, Lloyd E. Relating to diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county court of Bowie County, Texas, and conform the jurisdiction of the district courts of such county to such change.
HB 220 39-0 (1925) Author: Simmons, William J. Relating to amending certain statute relating to public roads and highways so as to exempt Bowie County, Texas. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
HB 251 39-0 (1925) Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al. Relating to creating the one hundred and first Judicial District of Texas; naming the counties composing said district; prescribing the time of holding term of the district court is said district. House: Judicial Districts
HB 141 39-1 (1926) Author: Simmons, William J. Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Bowie County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 142 39-1 (1926) Author: Simmons, William J. Relating to creating Road District Number Two (2), in Bowie County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 143 39-1 (1926) Author: Simmons, William J. Relating to creating Road District Number Three (3), in Bowie County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
SB 85 39-1 (1926) Author: Price, Lloyd E. Relating to creating Road District Number Five (5), in Bowie County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 86 39-1 (1926) Author: Price, Lloyd E. Relating to creating Road District Number Four (4), in Bowie County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 246 38-0 (1923) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner Relating to creating and establishing a court of record in Bowie county, Texas, to be called and known as the Texarkana Court at Law.
SB 152 38-0 (1923) Author: Turner, Pleasant A. Relating to creating and establishing a court of record in Bowie County to be called and known as the Texarkana Court at Law.
SB 390 38-0 (1923) Author: Rice, William Henry Relating to providing for that portion of the land hereby segregated from the Bowie Independent School District to bear its proportionate part of any bonded indebtedness now chargeable against that portion of the district hereby segregated.
HB 328 37-0 (1921) Author: Crumpton, Sid Relating to the Criminal District Court of Bowie county.
SB 8 37-1 (1921) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to abolishing the Criminal District Court of Bowie County, Texas.
HB 97 36-2 (1919) Author: Crumpton, Sid Relating to amending law creating Criminal District Court of Bowie County.
SB 81 36-2 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to amending an act relating to establishing and creating a criminal district court for Bowie County.
SB 53 36-3 (1920) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to amending the Bowie County Road Law.
HB 820 35-0 (1917) Author: Jones, R. H. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Bowie County, Texas; providing penalties.
HB 68 35-1 (1917) Author: Jones, R. H. Relating to amending the special road law for Bowie County to provide that the members of the Commissioners Court of Bowie County shall be ex-officio road commissioners of their respective precincts.
SB 53 35-1 (1917) Author: Henderson, John Morgan Relating to the special road law of Bowie county.
HB 56 35-4 (1918) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner Relating to establishing and creating a criminal district court for Bowie County.
HB 96 35-4 (1918) Author: Jones, R. H. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws creating a more efficient road system for Bowie County, Texas by providing that the members of the commissioners' court shall be ex officio road commissioners of their respective districts.
HB 121 35-4 (1918) Author: Bedell, Elmer E. Relating to amending the Special Road Law for Smith County to prescribe the number of petitioners for election in said county for road bonds, the purpose of sold bonds and the condition upon which every able-bodied male convict shall be required to labor upon public roads, and further prescribing the duty of commissioners, providing penalties for failure to perform such duty.
HB 587 34-0 (1915) Author: Jones, R. H. Relating to exempting Bowie county from special stock law.
HB 51 34-1 (1915) Author: Jones, R. H. Relating to authorizing and empowering a special road law for Bowie County.
SB 43 34-1 (1915) Author: Henderson, John Morgan Relating to authorizing and empowering Bowie County to issue bonds and to collect and levy taxes for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating pave roads in said County.
HB 746 33-0 (1913) Author: Henry, Lewis H. "Lewie" Relating to authorizing issuance of road bonds by Bowie County or any political subdivision thereof.
HB 259 30-0 (1907) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Bowie County, Texas, and making the county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as such road commissioners; and fixing a penalty for the violation of this act.
HB 686 30-0 (1907) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Bowie County, authorizing the county commissioners court of Bowie County to create within said county, road districts, which may or may not include towns, villages or municipal corporations or portions thereof within said district; to build, construct and maintain macadamized, graveled or paved roads and streets.
HB 734 30-0 (1907) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner Relating to authorizing and permitting the territory within the bounds of the town of Maude in the county of Bowie and State of Texas and other land and territory adjacent thereto, to incorporate as an independent school district for free school purposes only, to be known as the Maude Independent School District, with all the powers, rights and duties of independent school districts formed by incorporations of towns and villages for free school purposes only.
SB 232 30-0 (1907) Author: Terrell, James M. Relating to providing for filling vacancies in the Board of Trustees of the College of DeKalb, at DeKalb, in Bowie County, Texas, and to create a board of trustees for said college, and providing for filling vacancies in said board and the transaction of the business thereof.
HB 629 29-0 (1905) Relating to extending the powers and duties of county commissioners and road supervisors of Bowie County, and providing compensation therefor.
HB 530 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Chapter 12, Title 17, Revised Penal Code, so as to place Bowie and Wilbarger counties under the provisions of this chapter, relating to the recovery of stolen animals and the detention and punishment of thieves.
HB 784 26-0 (1899) Relating to providing a more efficient system for working the public roads of Bowie county, regulating the fees of officers where the convicts serve their time by labor on such public roads.

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